Images

The Images section features photographs, postcards, and different types of artwork, as well as reproductions of images that appeared in newspapers, magazines, and other publications. These images all reflect the Carlisle Indian School students, facilities, and staff. Images available here are drawn from files housed at the U. S. National Archives, from collections of Carlisle Indian School materials housed at various archival repositories, and from a variety of published sources. Visitors to this website are also invited to share copies of photographs from their own personal and family collections; please contact us if you have images you would like to contribute.

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Peter Charko, c.1882

Studio portrait of Peter Charko.

The caption reads: Peter Cherco

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Justine La Framboise, c.1882

Studio portrait of Justine La Framboise wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Frank Lock, c.1882

Studio portrait of Frank Lock wearing non-native clothing and a kerchief tied around his neck.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Arnold Woolworth and three unidentified male students, c.1882

Studio portrait of Arnold Woolworth and three unidentified male students, all in school uniforms. Woolworth is standing at the left in the back row. Based on other photographs, Theodore North may be the student sitting in the right of the front row.

There is an almost undecipherable handwritten caption along the side of the image, which reads in part: Arnold

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Benjamin Marshall [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of Benjamin Marshall wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Henry Kendall, c.1882

Studio portrait of Henry Kendall wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Lena Carr and Harry Marmon with staff [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Lena Carr (seated) and Harry Marmon (standing at right) with staff members Miss Mary R. Hyde (standing in rear at left) and Miss Shiverick (standing in rear at right). 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Frank Engler, William Fletcher, and Carl Matches [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of Frank Engler, William Fletcher, and Carl Matches, all wearing school uniforms.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Luther Standing Bear and two unidentified male students, c.1882

Studio portrait of Luther Standing Bear and two unidentified male students, all wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Tom Torlino, #1, 1882 [before]

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Tom Torlino, Navajoe.

This iconic image of Tom Torlino coming to Carlisle in 1882 was taken by John N. Choate of Carlisle, PA.  It is often used in before-and-after photographs of Torlino to demonstrate assimilation.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Benjamin Marshall [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Benjamin Marshall wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Thomas Wistar [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Thomas Wistar dressed in school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Carl Matches, c.1882

Studio potrait of Carl Matches wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Michael Burns, c.1882

Studio portrait of Michael Burns wearing non-native clothing. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Cyrus Windy, Samuel Townsend, and Luke Phillips, c.1882

Studio portrait of Cyrus Windy (standing), Samuel Townsend (seated at left), and Luke Phillips (seated at right), all wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Samuel Scott, c.1882

Studio portrait of Samuel Scott.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH1-029d and 13-29-02.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Adam McCarty #1, c.1882

Studio portrait of Adam McCarty wearing school uniform.

The caption reads: Adam McCarty

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Carl Matches, c.1882

Studio portrait of Carl Matches wearing school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Adam McCarty #2, c.1882

Studio portrait of Adam McCarty wearing school uniform.

The caption reads: Adam McCarthy

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

William B. Peery, c.1882

Studio portrait of William B. Peery wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Louis Big Horse, c.1882

Studio portrait of Louis Bighorse wearing non-native clothes. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

George Baker, c.1882 [version 2]

Studio portrait of Geoge Baker wearing school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Mason Pratt, Charles Kihega, Sam Townsend, and Benjamin Marshall [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Mason Pratt (seated at left), Charles Kihega (standing), Sam Townsend (seated at right), and Benjamin Marshall (seated at right). The three students are wearing school uniforms. Mason Pratt was the son of Richard Henry Pratt. 

Note: Previous cataloging indicates the handwritten caption includes that these are student in the "paint shop." It is more likely that this says "print shop." 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

George Baker, c.1882 [version 1]

Studio portrait of George Baker wearing school uniform. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Tom Torlino, 1882 and 1885

This caption reads: TOM TORLINO – NAVAJO. AS HE ENTERED THE SCHOOL IN 1882. AS HE APPEARED THREE YEARS LATER.

This image appears in John N. Choate's Souvenir of the Carlisle Indian School (Carlisle, PA: J. N. Choate, 1902).

Format: Photograph, Reproduction

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

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